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delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump water from the river into the city. these technologies established engineering concepts that are still the basis for our water systems today. europeans flocked here. it was a destination point to
it this time. i think we can. melissa says it is on us now. call write your congress penn. let's go to carol in pennsylvania. >> caller: hi, how are you? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: congress is only going to answer to the special interest people such as the koch brothers who have done nothing and will continue to do nothing but evil. and this shooting will probably go unanswered. i don't know what we can do about the koch brothers but somebody has to stop them and i don't know who that might be because -- >> stephanie: carol, this is becoming less and less partisan if you listen to the joe scarboroughs and the people on both sides at this point saying we've got to have -- again it is reasonable gun laws. that's all we're talking about. jay carney yesterday at the white house. >> he's actively supportive of, for example senator feinstein's stated intent to revive a piece of legislation that would reinstate the assault weapons ban. >> stephanie: see. becoming more and more my favorite movie the america
relations problem for penn state. the school's kai omega sorority is under investigation for stereotype i stereotyping latinos. pictures showed the sorority members in somberos with fake mustaches with signs that say "i don't cut grass, i smoke it." >>> taif been missing for four months now. police say the bodies of two young cousins have apparently been found by hunters in a wooded area in iowa. 10-year-old lyric cook and her 8-year-old cousin, elizabeth collins, they vanished over the summer. their bicycles were found near a neighborhood lake and remember they drained that lake looking for these girls or any evidence about where to find them. friends and neighbors gathered at that lake last night for a vigil. the girls' bodies still need to be officially identified by the medical examiner. but elizabeth's mother in an emotional message on her facebook page confirmed the bodies are those of elizabeth and lyric. police say they have no suspects in that case. >>> 38 minutes past the hour. nearly 4,000 e-mails that are sent or received by movie theater massacre suspect james holmes have bee
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